By Marie Brennan
Marie Brennan starts an exhilarating new fable sequence in A ordinary background of Dragons, combining event with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age.
You, expensive reader, proceed at your personal probability. it's not for the faint of heart—no extra so than the research of dragons itself. yet such examine deals rewards past evaluate: to face in a dragon's presence, even for the briefest of moments—even on the probability of one's life—is a satisfaction that, as soon as skilled, can by no means be forgotten. . . .
All the realm, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, understand Isabella, girl Trent, to be the world's preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the awesome girl who introduced the research of dragons out of the misty shadows of fable and false impression into the transparent gentle of recent technology. yet earlier than she turned the illustrious determine we all know at the present time, there has been a bookish younger lady whose ardour for studying, ordinary heritage, and, certain, dragons defied the stifling conventions of her day.
Here eventually, in her personal phrases, is the genuine tale of a pioneering spirit who risked her acceptance, her clients, and her fragile flesh and bone to meet her clinical interest; of the way she sought real love and happiness regardless of her lamentable eccentricities; and of her exciting excursion to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, the place she made the 1st of many historical discoveries that might switch the area forever.
"Saturated with the enjoyment and urgency of discovery and clinical curiosity."—Publishers Weekly (starred assessment) on A average heritage of Dragons
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The girl Trent Memoirs
1. A average background of Dragons
2. The Tropic of Serpents
3. Voyage of the Basilisk
4. In the Labyrinth of Drakes
5. Within the Sanctuary of Wings
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